From gallery openings to theatre productions, sing-alongs and beyond, we host a variety of events at the downtown Arts Center and other venues in town.
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Yard Sale and Fundraiser - Saturday, August 26, 8am - 2pm. ARTS CENTER FRONT LAWN
Browse a variety of clothes, dishes, and more. Special highlight includes a vintage Barbie collection! Donations accepted beginning August 14 at the Arts Center. All proceeds go to programs such as Studio 6 or Music in the Park.
Listening Party, with p. morrow, Live in Concert - Saturday, September 2, 7:30pm. THE STEW
Enjoy an evening of acoustic-based folk music. This is a free and all-ages concert.
Local Artist Market - Friday & Saturday, September 22-23, 9am - 4pm. THE STEW
Our second retail market for local and regional artists and makers - expect pottery, woodworking, and more. APPLY NOW TO SUBMIT AS AN ARTIST.
Annual Raku Workshop - Saturday, September 23, 9am. ARTS CENTER FRONT LAWN
Join us for our FINAL Raku Workshop, as this year will be our visiting artists' last hurrah! Glaze a ready-made pot and watch a live firing.
Gloom Balloon, with Pink Neighbor, Live in Concert - Friday, September 29, 8pm. THE STEW
One of the most exciting performers in Iowa, Gloom Balloon will perform a mix of acoustic songs, and a soundtrack to your psychedelic dance party. Local duo Pink Neighbor will open.
Buyer & Cellar - Friday and Saturday, October 6-7, 7:30pm. THE LOFT THEATRE
Mark Laver & Tony Perman, Live in Concert - Thursday, October 12, 7:30pm. THE STEW
Grinnell College professors of music perform their unlikely combination of saxophone and mbira, creating truly unique improvisations.